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Phaucet Progrom

Grain Sorghum requires 16 - 24 inches of water per year

 

Potential Yield Reduction from Moisture Stress

Growth Stage

% Yield Reduction

Emergence to V8

10 – 15

Boot to Flowering

30 – 50

Soft dough to maturity

10 - 20

 

 

Estimated Grain Sorghum Water Use

Days after planting

Inches/day

0-30 (early plant growth)

0.05 – 0.10

30-60 (rapid plant growth)

0.10 – 0.20

60-80 (boot and flowering)

0.25 – 0.30

80-120 (grain fill to maturity)

0.25 – 0.10

 

Irrigation Termination

Furrow Irrigation: – terminate irrigation when >50% of the heads are at hard dough and there is adequate moisture

Pivot Irrigation: – terminate irrigation when >75% of the heads are at hard dough and there is adequate moisture

Futures

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Wheat CBOT May '17 421'4 424'6
Corn CBOT May '17 357'0 356'2
Soybeans CBOT May '17 990'4 975'6
Rice CBOT May '17 9830 9780
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Humidity 62% 57% 74%
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